Fried cabbage and bacon

Fried cabbage and bacon


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About this recipe: Cabbage and onions, cooked in bacon fat, and served with a splash of cider vinegar – not exactly healthy, but very tasty!


Serves: 6 

  • 3 slices back bacon, chopped
  • 1/2 onion, sliced
  • 1 small cabbage, cut into thin wedges
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 pinch sugar
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Cook the chopped bacon in a large frying pan over medium heat until cooked. Remove bacon, and set aside.
  2. Cook onion in the hot bacon fat until tender. Add cabbage, stir in water and add pinch of sugar, salt and pepper. Cook until cabbage wilts, about 15 minutes. Stir in bacon. Splash with vinegar before serving.

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We used a big enough cabbage but between four of us, we would have eaten a lot more. I used 2 onions (one red, one brown) and left out the sugar and it was delicious. I'll definitely make it again. - 11 Feb 2014

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